Mpumalanga police commissioner Lt-Gen Semakaleng Manamela has condemned the fatal shooting of two men in Nelspruit on Sunday.
A third man sustained gunshot wounds.
Police in Nelspruit possess launched a manhunt for the suspects.
“According to information … around 9pm, three men travelling in a VW Polo were ambushed by armed suspects who were driving in a blue double-cab bakkie.
“Shots were fired by the suspects, fatally wounding two men. The third man sustained some injuries. The suspects reportedly fled the scene after the incident,” police spokesperson Col Donald Mdhluli stated.
The police and the paramedics were informed and on arrival the two men were certified slow on the scene. The injured man was once taken to medical institution.